METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: New Album Should Be Done Before End Of 2002

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich stopped by the chat room at the band's freshly-launched Jump in the Studio web site yesterday and addressed several issues regarding the group's current status during a real-time discussion with several of the band's fans. Among the points Ulrich made during his brief appearance in the chat room were the following: ...

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PRONG Ink Deal With LOCOMOTIVE MUSIC, Prepare To Issue Live Album

The reunited PRONG — now consisting of singer/guitarist Tommy Victor, drummer Dan Laudo, bassist Brian Perry and touring guitarist Monte Pittman — have inked a worldwide recording deal with Locomotive Music and will release their first live album on October 15th, to be followed by a new studio record in April. "We are very excited ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Arrive In Hong Kong For SUMMER SONIC Festival

GUNS N' ROSES have just arrived in Hong Kong in preparation for their show there on August 14th, according to the official web site of the Summer Sonic festival. In addition to Hong Kong, GUNS N' ROSES had previously announced dates in Japan, Belgium, and the U.K. from mid- to late-August. Previously planned shows in ...

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MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX European Dates Leaked

Several dates for the forthcoming MOTÖRHEAD European tour, which is likely to include ANTHRAX in the support slot, have been leaked. They are as follows: Oct. 13 – Manchester, UK @ Apollo Oct. 15 – Birmingham, UK @ NIA Oct. 17 – Newport, UK @ Centre Oct. 19 – London, UK @ Wembley Arena Oct. ...

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JONES'S LOUNGE Track Listing Unveiled

New Orleans-based JONES'S LOUNGE, featuring Kyle Thomas (EXHORDER, FLOODGATE), Dax Thieler (GREEN LEAF CULT), Jimmy Bower (DOWN, C.O.C., SUPERJOINT RITUAL, EYEHATEGOD) and Jason Portera (PITS VS. PREPS), have finalized the track listing for their debut full-length album, which was recently produced by former UGLY KID JOE guitarist Dave Fortman at Fortman's Balance Studio. It is ...

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BIOHAZARD Drummer To Guest On AMONG THIEVES Promo CD

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler will be handling the drumming duties during an upcoming recording session by AMONG THIEVES, which is scheduled to begin on August 26th at Water Music studio in Hoboken, New Jersey with legendary producer Michael Barbiero (i.e. METALLICA, GUNS 'N ROSES, BLUES TRAVELER, LIFE OF AGONY, LOSTPROPHETS). Three songs will be tracked ...

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HALFORD Guitarist To Pen GUITAR WORLD Column

HALFORD guitarist Mike Chlasciak will be doing a series of "Guest Guitarist" columns for Guitar World magazine. The series will be tentatively called "Horns Up For Metal" and will focus on gear, techniques and ideas as they apply to heavy metal. Mike will join the list of Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen, ...

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